The Supervisory Dentist serves as a practicing dentist who performs a full range of professional dental procedures in connection with the treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative, or preventive measures. Interested in a career that offers a true work-life balance? Look no further! The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System offers a balance of professional and clinical complexity that stimulates growth yet, it also allows the professional an opportunity to enjoy life outside of work. If you are interested in a career that offers an integrated patient-centered approach while providing compassionate and state of the art care to Veterans, we welcome you to apply. By serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans, we fulfill President Lincoln's promise, "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan." The VA is in Oklahoma City, which offers a vibrant arts culture with rich historical influences along with the amenities of an urban city. Not many urban areas can claim as much outdoor diversity but with more than 250 days of sunshine each year, many activities are year-around. OKC offers the perfect mix of social vibe, modern businesses and family life making it an ideal location to start a career, raise a family, or ease into retirement. The VA offers a teaching hospital, with state-of-the-art technology, education and research, making this hospital an ideal career choice for many clinical and administrative professionals. The 192-bed facility that serves a population of 81,000 has numerous specialized programs in addition to the comprehensive health care. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting The Supervisory Dentist is an independent practitioner that practices based on their specific approved privileges and guidance derived rom VHA, Medical Center, and the Service Directives. The Supervisory Dentist reports to the Chief of the Service. Duties include but not limited to: Make oral and radiographic examination of the oral cavity. Diagnose pathological or irregular oral conditions. Administer local anesthesia. Perform routine and complex restoration of teeth. Perform simple and complex extractions of teeth. Perform alveoloplasty and other routine surgical procedures. Perform prosthetic dentistry to include immediate dentures, full dentures, partial dentures, crowns, and fixed bridgework. Perform routine endodontic procedures on single and multi-canal teeth. Perform routine and surgical periodontal procedures. Provides supervision of dental staff assigned to their clinic location. Responsible for clinic administration in compliance with VHA, Medical Center, and Dental Service Directives, Policies, and Procedures. Assist Dental Service Chief in everyday activities and requirements of Dental Service. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.